Keeping It Real At Work: 
Contextualized Instruction

“Where is the job for me?”  With jobs being outsourced, professions disappearing, and technological demands increasing, many students are wondering what they can do to prepare themselves for employment. During this six-hour, interactive training, participants learn how to use the CASAS-correlated curriculum to teach and reinforce necessary work-skills and content. They will also learn how to help students evaluate their strengths and transfer them to the workplace.



Training Topics

  • Explore the importance of and methods for contextualizing ABE instruction for the work place
  • Examine workforce development options to prepare basic skills and ESL students for the workforce
  • Experience practice opportunities with the curriculum
  • Learn about current vocational/ABE trends around work such as career pathways, bridge programs and transitioning
  • Discover online work-related resources and curricula designed for basic skills instruction and determine relevance for classroom and/or basic skills programs
  • Create a module or unit for a job-specific area
  • Examine a comprehensive career pathway model

Training Fee
$325 per person. Fee may be offset for individuals employed by certain agencies. Fees outside of North Carolina may vary.

For more information about any training or to arrange a training in your area, contact Ev Machtinger, National Training Coordinator.